Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox has put himself in contention after a solid performance in the second round of the New Zealand Open in Arrowtown.
Fox shot six under par to sit in a tie for third just four shots behind Australian leader Zach Murray.
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The 32-year-old had eight birdies and two bogeys on his way to signing for 66.
"It [the round] was pretty good, I didn't drive it very well, I hit some good shots- iron play was great and I putted great."
"Just got to go out and shoot as low as possible on the weekend and try to be there come Sunday."
Twenty-one Murray followed up his eight under par first round with a five under par 66 to lead by three shots over Japan's Ryuko Tokimatsu.
2005 US Open champion Michael Campbell missed the cut after finishing the tournament at two-over par with rounds of 72 and 73 to sit T114.
Canterbury's Harry Bateman joins Fox in a tie for third at nine under par.
Kiwi Charlie Smail is in a tie with Korea's Jang Hyun Lee for the leading amateur at four under.
NZ number one amateur Daniel Hillier missed the cut after carding a second round 72.